Managers can upgrade their fleets with new technology.
Technology developed for the military and space programs can help transform an ordinary driver into a "super driver." Computerized on-board maintenance systems, tire-pressure control systems, and radar warning devices are products currently available to the truck specifier. Reported benefits are increased safety and reduced long-term ownership costs.
Truck and engine manufacturers now offer "little black boxes" that can combine driver records of truck services and company files. Data process centers monitor and record input from the many signals modern truck components generate.
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